Resolume + Ableton = nDVme Creating a nDVme [Non-Destructive-VJ-Mix-Edit] music video. As a child, on the occasional Saturday night I would often head to the loungeroom floor with a swath of pillows, a big bag of salt and vinegar chips and a bottle of soft drink to watch a Spaghetti Western on TV. The classic that I refer to here is The Good the Bad and the Ugly. A cult film that defined the Spaghetti… Read More »The Good the Bad the Funky
PSY-HARMONICS 30 SONIC YEARS [ZEN PARADOX + VJ MANADALA] After 10yrs since Zen Paradox (Steve Law) and VJ Mandala (Adem Jaffers) had collaborated at the Psy-Harmonics 20th anniversary, they come together here in a live-stream event to celebrate 30 Sonic Years anniversary of Psy-Harmonics. The event was live-streamed from a studio location in Melbourne’s north. In this mix Zen Paradox live-mixed a 1:20min collection of tracks using Traktor. The resulting MP3 was taken into Abelton… Read More »30 SONIC YEARS
[rĕt′rə-grād″] adjective1. Moving or tending backward.2. Opposite to the usual order; inverted or reversed.3. Reverting to an earlier or inferior condition. Arriving some 32 years after Garry Hughes (DJ Uzi) and Adem Jaffers (VJ Tekno Mandala) had originally jammed together for the first time at Le Rox Nightclub in S.A (Aust) c1991. A more innocent time! They returned to collaborate virtually in a one-off retro a/v live-stream titled RETROGR4D3. Jamming sounds and vision from the… Read More »R3TROGR4D3 (REMIX)
In this 1920×1080 HD version of original 1080×1080 ‘Machine Music x Art 2.01’ live-stream ; and 2 years since their last lock-down remote live-stream event; and post Xavier Morel’s master class set at My Aeon the previous weekend; Xavier and Adem Jaffers (aka VJ Mandala) took this unique opportunity to once again come together for an a/v jam – this time [LiVE] from an undisclosed studio location in Melbourne. Due to catastrophic software crash at… Read More »Machine Music x Art 2.01
The DARK MOJO S[L]IDESHOW > Adem presented the impromptu & unofficial DARK MOJO S[L]IDESHOW shopfront window installation located at 293 Liverpool Street Hobart, 16-19th June 2023. During Dark Mofo, businesses and residents alike showed their support for the festival by changing some of their exterior and/or interior lights red. In-line with this community spirit, and in a pirated fashion, a dual projector was set-up to cater for each shopfront window to present a curated selection… Read More »DARK MOJO
WHAT AUDIO HIJINX – IFP Reunion Party > After collaborating together during several ‘This is Not a Test’ live-stream audio vj mix series throughout the harsh Melbourne lockdowns, Adem Jaffers and Sharul Ariff – aka ‘The Muzzy Brothers’ – will bring their unique online collaboration together ‘live’ for the first time at the IF Reunion party at Avalon the Bar on 26th May at 8pm.
Recorded live DVJ Mix > This 1:30hr VJ/DJ mix was recorded in-situ at the Medicine Dance Autumn 2023 dance event held at the Summer Healing Yoga Society in Brunswick. In this recording, DJ Mickey Space mixed up a luscious selection of rhythms that evolved across cultural and tribal boundaries both in time and space. To accompany the music, and as part of an ongoing development of visual styling for these events held over the previous… Read More »MEDICINE DANCE – DVJ MIX
RATIONALE: By challenging the potential of animation in this hybrid form, TLE – by unifying parts of the music and visual creative process – provides examples of a rhythmic symbiosis of stimuli that’s expressed in a dynamic formula of linking and transposing of ideas or information of two different mediums in a mathematically and compositionally appealing way. TREATMENT: TLE is an audio/visual experience realised completely using 3D animation only, with one objective being the experimentation… Read More »Tiny Little Engines of Creation